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Author Topic: Teotwaki's Morning Beacon Log  (Read 266039 times)

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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #570 on: December 28, 2017, 1810 UTC »
4102.850 KHz  Windy. +10 dB over the noise with fades. Slight breeze. Temp 65   Battery 12.3 (cloudy?)
6700.485 KHz  Hexie2K coming up out of the noise
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #571 on: December 29, 2017, 1423 UTC »
2097.305 KHz  Letter beacon "A". Signal is about +15 dB over the noise with sharp fades
7039.300 KHz  Russian letter beacon "K"!! Weak but readable! Not sure if I've heard it here in California. Last time I was in the South Pacific
7039.400 KHz  Russian letter beacon "M".  Good signal, maybe +10 dB over the noise
« Last Edit: December 29, 2017, 1431 UTC by Teotwaki »
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #572 on: December 29, 2017, 1431 UTC »
Can't believe I am hearing this one either, another "K"

8495.300 KHz  Russian letter beacon "K"!! Weak but readable! Not sure if I've ever heard it here in California
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #573 on: December 29, 2017, 1532 UTC »
8495.400 KHz  Russian letter beacon "M". Weak with fading
« Last Edit: December 31, 2017, 1607 UTC by Teotwaki »
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #574 on: December 30, 2017, 1643 UTC »
4096.370 KHz Haystack. Barely readable
4102.840 KHz Windy. Signal +15dB over the noise. no wind. Temp 62 deg and battery is low at 11.9 volts
7039.400 KHz  Russian letter beacon "M".  Fair signal
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #575 on: December 31, 2017, 1604 UTC »
4096.370 KHz Haystack. Fair signal.
4102.840 KHz Windy. Signal +10dB over the noise. No wind. Temp 62 deg and battery is low at 11.8 volts
7039.300 KHz  Russian beacon K. Fair signal.
7039.400 KHz  Russian beacon M. Fair signal.
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #576 on: December 31, 2017, 1615 UTC »
8495.300 KHz  Russian letter beacon "K" again. Weak but readable
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #577 on: January 01, 2018, 1442 UTC »
2097.300 KHz  Beacon "A". Signal peaking +20dB over the noise, with fades
4102.830 KHz Windy. Signal peaking +20dB over the noise. Breezy. Temp 51 deg and battery is low at 11.6 volts
7039.300 KHz  Russian beacon K. Weak but readable signal.
7039.400 KHz  Russian beacon M. Fair signal.
7998.175 KHz  Hiker. Fair signal with long fades
8495.300 KHz   Russian beacon K, very weak
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #578 on: January 01, 2018, 1738 UTC »
2097.300 KHz  Beacon "A". Signal peaking +20dB over the noise, with fades
4102.845 KHz Windy. Signal peaking +10dB over the noise. Slight breeze. Temp 63 deg and battery is 11.9 volts (?)
6700.425 KHz Hexie2K. Weak but readable.
7998.175 KHz  Hiker. Weak signal but hanging in there
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #579 on: January 03, 2018, 1351 UTC »
2097.300 KHz  Beacon "A". Signal peaking +10dB over the noise
7039.400 KHz  Russian M beacon. Weak
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #580 on: January 05, 2018, 1452 UTC »
2097.310 KHz  Beacon "A". Signal 10dB over the noise
4102.817 KHz  Windy. Very weak. Battery is down to 11.1 volts. Wish I could help the owner to fix it.
7039.400 KHz  Russian M beacon. Weak with fading
7998.153 KHz  Hiker? About 2.5 sec between dashes
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #581 on: January 05, 2018, 1521 UTC »
4096.370 KHz  Haystack. Weak but readable
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #582 on: January 05, 2018, 1647 UTC »
7039.400 KHz  Russian M beacon. Still hearing it. Weak with fading
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #583 on: January 06, 2018, 1321 UTC »
2097.310 KHz  Letter A beacon. +15 dB over the noise floor
7039.400 KHz  Russian M beacon. Weak but readable
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #584 on: January 10, 2018, 1355 UTC »
2097.295 KHz  Letter A beacon. Peaking from 15dB to 25 dB over the noise floor
7039.300 KHz  "T" beacon? Faint dash signal with fading. Might be a weak Russian "K"?
7039.400 KHz  Russian M beacon. Good signal
Jim
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